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Spicilegia zoologica : quibus novae imprimis et obscurae animalium species iconibus, descriptionibus atque commentariis illustrantur (1767)

Author: Pallas, Peter Simon, 1741-1811; Lea, Isaac, 1792-1886, former owner. DSI; Gurney, J. H. (John Henry), 1848-1922, former owner. DSI; Dwight, Jonathan, 1858-1929, former owner. DSI; Tucker, Marcia Brady, former owner. DSI; Richmond, Charles Wallace, 1868-1932, former owner. DSI; Christianus Fridericus Voss et filius; Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, former owner. DSI; Library of Congress, former owner. DSI
Volume: fasc. 9-14
Subject: Zoology; Natural history
Publisher: Berolini : Prostant apud Gottl. August. Lange
Language: Latin
Call number: 39088015065717
Digitizing sponsor: Smithsonian Libraries
Book contributor: Smithsonian Libraries
Collection: biodiversity; americana
Notes: Cullman Library (rare book)

Full catalog record: MARCXML

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Each fasc. has separate t.p

Imprints vary: fasc. 11-12, apud Christianum Fridericum Voss, 1777-1778; fasc. 13, apud Christianum Fridericum Voss et filium, 1779; fasc. 14, apud Joachimum Pauli, 1780

T.p. vignette engraved by Glassbach after F. Gandini

Woodcut title vignettes, head-and tail-pieces, initials

Each fasc. ill. with engr. plates (part. fold.), except fasc. 13, which has pl. IV-VI of fasc. 12 bound in (apparently as issued, since description printed in text of fasc. 13). Fasc. 1-5, 8-10 engraved by C.B. Glassbach after A. Scheuman, J.B.G. Hopfer, C. Hiller, and J.J. Bylaert; fasc. 6-7 engraved by I.F. Schuster after Scheuman, Bylaert, and Decker. Fasc. 11, pl. I engraved by I.F. Schleuen; other fasc. 11-14 plates unsigned

Fasc. I: [9], 4-44 p., III pl.; fasc. II: 32 p., III pl.; fasc. III: 35, [1] p., IV pl.; fasc. IV: 23, [1] p., III pl.; fasc. V: [6], 34 p., V pl.; fasc. VI: [2], 36 p., V pl.; fasc. VII: [2], 42 p., VI pl.; fasc. VIII: 54 p., V pl.; fasc. IX: 86 p., V pl.; fasc. X: 41, [10] p., IV pl.; fasc. XI: 86 p., V pl.; fasc. XII: 71, [1] p., III pl.; fasc. XIII: 45, [1] p., pl. IV-VI of fasc. XII; fasc. XIV: xiv, 94 p., IV pl

Index follows fasc. 10

Includes bibliographical references and index

Tomus 1 contents: fasc. 1-4 (1767); fasc. 5-7, (1769); fasc. 8, (1770); fasc. 9, (1772); fasc. 10, (1774) -- t. 2 contents: fasc. 11 (1776); fasc. 12 (1777); fasc. 13 (1779); fasc. 14 (1780)

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SCNHRB has four copies

SCNHRB c. 1 (39088015065634) imperfect: fasc. 1-10 only

SCNHRB c. 1 stamped on t.p.: Library, U.S. National Museum Smithsonian Institution Jan 7 1890 [ms. acc. no.] 134786

SCNHRB c. 1 stamped on t.p.: Isaac Lea Collection

SCNHRB c. 1 bound as 1 v. in green library buckram, title in gilt on spine, marbled edges

SCNHRB c. 2 (39088015065675) imperfect: fasc. 2-6, 10-11 only

SCNHRB c. 2 has pencilled bibliographical notes, including the Tucker collation note on t.p

SCNHRB c. 2 has bookplates: 1) Jonathan Dwight Jr.; 2) Smithsonian Institution Libraries, Gift of Marcia Brady Tucker

SCNHRB c. 2 half bound as 1 v. in calf and marbled paper boards, red sprinkled edges; with gilt armorial on front cover of John Henry Gurney; housed in an archival cardboard portfolio

SCNHRB c. 3 (39088015065717) imperfect: fasc. 9-14 only

SCNHRB c. 3 has bookplate: Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia ("deposited by Dr. Wilson 1848") [and] booklabel: Ordered to be sold by the Acad. Nat. Sciences of Philada. April 25, 1882

SCNHRB c. 3 stamped on t.p.: Library of Congress, Smithsonian Deposit Jun 26 1882 [ms. acc. no.] 117412

SCNHRB c. 3 quarter bound in 1 v. in brown cloth; housed in an archival cardboard portfolio

SCNHRB c. 4 (39088015065758) consists of plates to fasc. 1-10 only

SCNHRB c. 4 plates are hand-colored

SCNHRB c. 4 has pencilled bibliographical notes, unidentified ink inscription on 1st front free endpapers, and ink ms. note of Charles W. Richmond, dated Feb 10, 1911

SCNHRB c. 4 half bound in sheepskin and marbled paper boards; housed in an archival cardboard box

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